Message from CEO - Changes to COVID Secure Procedures

Message from CEO - Changes to COVID Secure Procedures

As we remain in a COVID-19 national and global pandemic, and as such Derwent Training's risk assessment, and all health and safety measures remain firmly in place. As both an employer and an educational establishment, we have a duty of care and responsibility for all individuals entering the building. This is not something we take lightly and we will continue to take and enforce all necessary actions to keep us all as safe as possible until a vaccine is found for this disease that kills. 

Very shortly we will be introducing a non-contact temperature scan as people enter the building for the first time during the day. Many businesses have already moved to this phase of upgrading COVID-Secure measures within the workplace. It will become a crucial measure as individuals begin to pick up and display a myriad of winter bugs that could be indistinguishable from COVID-19 initially.

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New bonus for employers to recruit apprentices

New bonus for employers to recruit apprentices
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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day
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Bob and Stuart recognised for response to Covid-19

Bob and Stuart recognised for response to Covid-19

Two Engineering Trainers from Derwent Training Association have been nominated for a York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Star Award due to the work they have undertaken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Bob Hardie and Stuart Pitts were nominated by Electrical Services Manager at Scarborough Hospital, Nigel Watkins. The Star Awards seek to recognise outstanding individuals or teams who have innovated, impressed and made a real difference to how the NHS Trust provides care for their patients.

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COVID-19 update from Chief Executive Officer - 01/06/2020

COVID-19 update from Chief Executive Officer - 01/06/2020

Following on from the recent Government announcement, the earliest that Derwent Training will start face to face delivery with learners will be week commencing Monday 15th June with reduced class sizes so that social distancing can be adhered to throughout the centre. Please do not come in on your normal attendance day unless you have been notified, we will continue with remote learning with all those not in for face to face training. 

The training centre will look very different with a one way system, hand sanitising stations and changed working practices so that we can adhere to social distancing, these have been put in place to keep all learners and staff safe. Joining instructions will be sent out to learners and employers on what they have to adhere to when in the training centre. 

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